Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8895
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Karras , Ruth Mazo.
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  • Title: Concubinage and Slavery in the Viking Age [The author argues that although not all concubines were slaves, concubinage was associated with slavery and low status. Children of both slave women and concubines needed their fathers' recognition in order to inherit. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Scandinavian Studies 62, 2 (Spring 1990): Pages 141 - 162.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Concubines Illegitimacy Inheritance Law Sagas Sexuality Slaves
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  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 9-10
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00365637